Barrington High School Library!

Fall 2022

National Voter Registration Day ! BHS Library Organized National Voter Registration Day at Barrington High School! Partners with Barrington Board of Canvassers, RI Secretary of State, ENN Sunrise & National Voter Registration!

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BHS Student volunteer Kendal Bazerman...BHS Principal Mr. Christopher Ashley...Barrington Board of Canvassers member Dan O'Mahony volunteering at BHS Library National Voter Registration Day

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Special thank you to ENN Sunrise Anchor Scarlett Biancuzzo and Secretary of State Education Director Mr. Rob Rock for Sunrise coverage of the National Voter Registration Day @ BHS!

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It's Senior Project Research Time! November 1st Research Starts in BHS Library! Paper Due December 5th!

Don't miss Dr. Costa's 6 Episode Video Series on Senior Project Research Process!

BHS Library - Senior Project Research Templates, Resources, & Videos!

Episode 1: The Preliminary Research Process

Episode 2: Conducting Deep Research

Episode 3: Developing MLA Citation Format

Episode 4: Creating and Using In-Text & Parenthetical Citations

Episode 5: Formatting a Works Cited Page

Episode 6: Resource Validation Criteria & Defense

Annual Barrington High School Library Sponsors Barrington Public Library Card Sign Up Day!

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Also from Barrington Public Library - Barrington Teachers Are Now Eligible for Library Cards too!

Library Director Kris Chin invites all Barrington teachers to also apply for Barrington Public Library Cards!

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Reading Across BHS - Summer Reading at Barrington High School a Great Success! Thanks to All Who Participated!

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Barrington High School Summer Reading - a Great Success!

366 students and reading partners participated reading amazing selections and each presenting a 5 minute video about their book and reading discussions!

Thanks so much to all the reading partners who brought the joy and excitement of reading to our students!

Look for end of quarter extra credit with the teacher/course participating students requested extra credit!

For questions about summer reading please email Librarian Dr. Costa or English Department Chairperson Dr. Blanchard

Our gratitude and thanks so much to The Barrington High School Parents' Association for funding the BHS Summer Reading Books for our students! Much appreciated!

NEW @ BHS Library ! Join the BHS Library & BHS Sunrise Social Media Interns!

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BHS students working with Dr. Costa and Eagle News Network Producers and ENN SUNRISE advisor Mr. West, are BHS Library to create a new ENN social media team.

Follow ENN Wings for daily posting on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook!

BHS Library Partnering with RIPBS! Dr. Costa is participating in RIPBS Media Literacy Cohort & KQED to Bring Digital Literacy and Information Literacy to our BHS students!

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Welcome Back to our Library Assistant Ms. Gillam - Stop by the Library and say Hi!

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Coming in November & December Barrington High School Food Drive for TAP-IN! Over 1,000 items Donated! Last Year

BHS Library is partnering with BHS Science Teacher Ms. Nicodemus for teaming up the BHS Library, National Honor Society, FBLA, Environmental Club, and Allied Health Club to collect over 1,000 items to donate to Barrington TAP-IN!

Coming Soon! Please Welcome URI Graduate School of Library and Information Studies student Ms. Tess Alexandre!

Barrington High School Research Lessons & MLA Citation Information!

Barrington High School is first and foremost a teaching Library!

Students have many opportunities to learn about Library resources, research process, and how to evaluate sources for reliability, credibility, and scholarship! Students come to the BHS Library for instruction and BHS Librarian Dr. Costa also teaches students in their classrooms!

How to Find Resources From the BHS Library!

BHS on the Web

BHS online databases & subscription resources

Must be logged in with BPS Google account to view

BHS Library Catalog (print books)

BHS Library MLA Samples

BHS Library MLA Checklist

MLA Supports from OWL Purdue

Check Out BHS Library Website!

Click Barrington High School Library


Go to

Click MORE tab (on right side of page)

Click LEARNIG tab

Click BHS Library

Bookmark the website for easy access!

Newest Resource! Audio Books for BHS students with Learning Ally! Ask Dr. Costa for more information!

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Write RI Annual Fiction Contest ! For more information, stop by the Library and see Dr. Costa

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Eligible entries should be a short work of fiction incorporating Rhode Island as a theme, and must be received by midnight on December 11, 2022.

  • Each entry must be an original and unpublished work.
  • Limit one entry per person.
  • Please limit entries to 2500 words or less.
  • Entries must be submitted electronically. All entries must be submitted through Submittable.
  • The link for Submittable is active November 20 - December 11, 2022.
  • All entrants will be emailed a list of the winners and an invitation to the awards ceremony.
  • Entries will not be critiqued.
  • Copyright of entries is retained by the writer, but the submitted copies of the entries shall become the property of Write Rhode Island. Write Rhode Island shall be granted rights, free of charge, to display, publish and otherwise use (in print and on the Internet) the submitted work as well as the first and last name and age/grade of each winner.
  • Entries should not contain any personally identifiable information. Do not include your name, the name of your school or the name of your teacher on the pages on your story. Entries with personally identifiable information will be disqualified.
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